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Joe Banes Killed in Hit-And-Run Crash West 60th Street [Florence, CA]

Joe Banes Dies after Hit-And-run Crash West 60th Street in Florence

 
Florence, CA (August 13, 2020) – Wednesday night, 50-year-old Joe Banes died in a hit-and-run crash south of the 200 blocks of West 60th Street.
 
Police responded to a report about a dead body at around 11:50 p.m. on August 12.
 
Initial investigation reveals the man was lying in the alley when a vehicle failed to stop and ran him over.
 
Moreover, surveillance footage shows a person stopped and looked at the body. The person in the video struck a fence.
 
This person may not be involved in the incident but a person of interest to talk to about what happened in the alley said an LAPD detective.
 
Furthermore, authorities have yet to describe the vehicle or the suspect involved as the footage does not record the impact.
 
Further investigation continues.
 
Anyone with information can reach Detective Juan Campos at 213-833-3713 or the Central Traffic Division Watch Commander at 213-486-3713. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call L.A. Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.


Sweet Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Joe Banes. May they find comfort in this trying time.


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